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Odds of heart attack depend on where you live
Washington, June 1 (IANS) The odds of surviving cardiac arrest may depend on which part of town you live and whether anyone in the vicinity attempts to give you cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 2:37:23 PM

North Korea out to shock world again (Group G team profile)
Seoul, June 1 (DPA) North Korea shocked the world at the 1966 World Cup football finals in England by knocking out Italy to reach the quarter-finals. At South Africa 2010, it would be a stunner if the Asian underdogs even collect a single point in the first round.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 2:36:32 PM

Brazil feel the familiar weight of being favoured (Group G team profile)
Rio de Janeiro, June 1 (DPA) Five-time football World Cup champions Brazil arrive in South Africa, as always, among the favourites to take top spot at the finals. With a deeper talent pool than any other nation, coach Dunga is spoiled for choice once more.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 2:29:00 PM

Gibson's comeback movie set for June 25 India release
Los Angeles, June 1 (IANS) Hollywood heavyweight Mel Gibson's comeback movie 'Edge of Darkness' will release in India June 25. The actor was last seen in a full-fledged role in 2003 movie 'The Singing Detective'.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 2:19:16 PM

Taylor's lawyers oppose Campbell's testimony
Los Angeles, June 1 (IANS) Lawyers of former Liberian President Charles Taylor have opposed a request to have supermodel Naomi Campbell testify at his war crimes trial in the Netherlands.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 2:13:08 PM

Cold sore virus likely to cause brain abnormalities
Washington, June 1 (IANS) Exposure to the common virus that causes cold sores may be partly responsible for a shrinking brain and loss of concentration skills and memory --symptomatic of schizophrenic patients.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 2:03:33 PM

Indian comics now available on Sony PlayStation
Washington, June 1 (IANS) Several comics from Liquid Comics library based on Indian characters by Indian creators are now available in digital formats for purchase and download to audiences worldwide through the Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP).

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 11:36:46 AM

I've had a vasectomy, admits New Zealand PM
Auckland, June 1 (IANS) New Zealand Prime Minister John Key admitted to having a vasectomy during a press conference and, as journalists asking him questions on budget cuts looked on stumped, he added, 'Boy that's slowed things down. Any other questions?'

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 11:28:47 AM

Man drinks spiked tea, tears out friend's beating heart
Washington, June 1 (IANS) A man in the US ripped out a friend's heart while he was still alive as he 'needed to stop the devil'. Jarrod Wyatt, 26, also cut out Taylor Powell's tongue and tore most of his face in the vicious assault.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 11:22:46 AM

Record-breaking growth by Canadian economy
Toronto, June 1 (IANS) Posting the highest growth rate in more than a decade in annualised terms, Canada's economy grew 6.1 percent in the first quarter of the current fiscal year.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 11:15:13 AM

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